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Advantage Technologies Joins Gridstore's "Accelerate" Partner Program

Expands Portfolio to Include Innovative Software-Defined Storage Offerings

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/12/14 -- Gridstore™, a leader in software-defined storage optimized for Windows Servers and Hyper-V that accelerates application I/O, today announced that Advantage Technologies has joined the Gridstore Accelerate Partner Program. For close to two decades, Advantage Technologies has been a market leader in providing E-Document delivery solutions, including Business Process Automation, Document Management, Fax Server and Capture solutions throughout North America.

"Advantage Technologies is excited to provide the industry's leading software-defined storage platform to our customers," said Barry Malter, President, Advantage Technologies. "With the addition of Gridstore to our portfolio, we are able to deliver cost-effective and innovative storage solutions to those seeking to optimize and leverage their investments in their virtual environments."

Through its industry leading Accelerate Partner Program, Gridstore sells its products exclusively through a highly selective network of value-added resellers and managed service providers that have the virtualization, Microsoft and technical skills necessary to deliver IT solutions for the modern data center to mid-size enterprise organizations. The Accelerate Partner Program was designed to ensure that partners can differentiate themselves from the competition and deliver the innovative solutions that customers need.

"We are very pleased to welcome Advantage Technologies into the Accelerate Program," said John Ferraro, Vice President of Sales, Gridstore. "They will play an integral role in expanding our software-defined storage solutions into the Microsoft Hyper-V market in their region. Expanding their portfolio with the addition of Gridstore will allow them to service a vast array of industries that need access to solutions for capacity and hybrid storage systems that deliver the industry's first true end-to-end software-defined storage solution."

About Advantage Technologies
For close to two decades, Advantage Technologies Inc. has been providing comprehensive E-Document delivery solutions throughout North America. Our National Sales Team, in conjunction with our U.S. based Professional Services Group, continues to deliver IT solutions that provide a clear competitive advantage, while leveraging existing investments in customers' current IT infrastructure. Clients that work with us find a dedicated group of professionals ready to help your team move through projects as quickly as possible; while effectively communicating every step of the way. For more information, please call us at 1-866-730-1700 or visit www.ATechnologies.com

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About Gridstore
Gridstore™ is the leader in software-defined storage optimized for virtualization that accelerates application I/O. All traditional storage suffers from the I/O blender effect that severely impacts application performance in virtual environments. Gridstore is Software Defined Storage that uses patented Server-Side Virtual ControllerTM Technology (SVCT) to eliminate the I/O blender and accelerate applications in three unique ways.

1. vmOptimized™ Storage provides self-optimising storage stacks that accelerate I/O for each application.
2. TrueQoS™ is the industry's only end-to-end Storage QoS that guarantees performance for your most important applications.
3. GridScale™ is a simple, pay-as-you-scale grid architecture with massively parallel performance scaling that accelerates application I/O.

Gridstore is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. For more information, please visit: http://www.gridstore.com

© 2014 Gridstore. All rights reserved. Gridstore, the Gridstore logo, AutoPilot, vmOptimized, Direct I/O, FlashGrid, Grid, GridControl, GridProtect, GridScale, GridSensor, Server-side Virtual Controller Technology (SVCT), Thin-Provisioned vLUNS, TrueQoS, vController, vPool, and vStore are registered, trademarks or pending trademarks of Gridstore in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information regarding products, services and offerings may be superseded by subsequent documents and are subject to change without notice. For the latest information and specifications regarding Gridstore and any of its offerings or services, please visit www.gridstore.com

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Advantage Technologies
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Gridstore, Inc.
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